A season of climate anxiety: what psychologists have to say

“Climate change is here; it’s happening,” seems to be the overwhelming sentiment after a summer of heatwaves and historic wildfires that now has, with barely a breath in between, slipped into an early fall marked by severe storms and deadly floods. Hurricane Florence continues to…

The U.S. won’t meet its Paris climate goal without federal leadership, report warns

Thanks to the current dearth of federal leadership on climate change, the United States will fall short of meeting its 2025 target for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, according to a new report out Wednesday by America’s Pledge initiative. State and local action can bring the…

Republican congressman uses climate change as excuse for possible campaign violation

Call it “the climate change defense” or, maybe, “the climate science denier defense.” Texas Rep. John Culberson (R) has come up with a novel argument against complaints that he has used more than $50,000 in campaign funds to buy collectibles such as Civil War memorabilia and…

Hawaii braces for its 2nd Category 5 hurricane in recorded history

Hawaii rarely sees hurricanes make landfall but that may be set to change later this week, as a Category 5 hurricane barrels towards the most far-flung U.S. state. Hurricane Lane was 480 miles southeast of Honolulu as of Wednesday morning, according to CNN, and is…

Where Should You Visit Before Climate Change Destroys It?

–Audience Question: Where do you want to visit before it’s ravaged by climate change? Where would you move if your city is destroyed by climate change? -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman -Follow David on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman -Follow…

Green groups praise Republican for introducing carbon tax bill, but dislike what’s in the details

A congressional Republican introduced a proposal on Monday to address climate change by placing a tax on carbon dioxide emissions. But some climate experts contend the plan — if it were to miraculously become law in Republican-controlled Washington — would still fall short of cutting…